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Other Sources of Information

Better Business Bureau
Will share information on complaints received and disposition of temp agencies
Publish free 15-page guide, Tips on Employment Services
Phone:  (609) 588-0808  [10 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday]
Phone:  (973) 581-1313  [10 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday]

Federal Trade Commission
Project Deter combats employment frauds
150 William St., 13th Floor, New York, NY  10038
Phone:  (212) 264-8290

NJ Department of Consumer Affairs
Registers temp agencies and receives complaints from temp workers.  General info:  (201) 504-6301
Bergen County:  (201) 646-2650, Essex County:  (973) 678-8071, Hudson County:  (201) 795-6295
Mercer County:  (609) 989-6671, Morris County:  (973) 504-6200, Passaic County:  (201) 881-4547
Somerset County:  (908) 231-7000 ext. 4700

NJ Department of Labor
Wage/Hour Office aids with disputes over pay and hours.
Phone:  (609) 292-7860

NJ Division of Civil Rights
Works in cooperation with the US Equal Opportunity Commission
Hears and acts on complaints of job discrimination
Phone:  (973) 977-4500 or (973) 645-6383

NJ Association of Temorary Services
Trade association consisting of more than 65 temp agencies
Phone:  (201) 887-4889

NJ Association of Staffing Professionals
Trade association with more than 250 personnel and temp agencies as members
Phone:  (609) 393-5767

United Labor Agency
Publishes Job Hunters Resource Guide, listing 100+ job search groups
In the New Jersey/New York City metro area, call (201) 489-7476

National Association of Part Time & Temporary Employees
Phone:  (913) 962-7740

Red Guide to Temp Agencies
Over 100+ reports on New York City temp agencies
Phone:  (718) 246-2285
Website:  http://www.panix.com/~grvsmth/redguide/

Temp 24-7
Leading online tempzine since January 1998 written & executed by former temps
Website:  http://www.temp24-7.com

Temp Slave
Temp Slave is a special-interest magazine written by Jeff Kelly
For a current issue send $3 to PO Box 8284, Madison, WI 53708-8284
Website: 
http://www.geocities.com/Eureka/Office/1621/

Working Today
Advocates for temps and the self-employed
Offers group rate health insurance
Website:  http://www.workingtoday.org

 

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